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The city of Phoenix has been betting on technology industries to fuel its economy. And a local organization wants to take advantage of that trend, as well as the city’s close relationship with Mexico, to make Phoenix competitive in the global market.
May. 24, 2018
Listen to the sounds of Stacey Hettmansperger at a Phoenix Transfer Station, monitoring the sorting of recyclables, trash and compost.
May. 24, 2018
A new recycling ban goes into effect in Flagstaff starting June 1. It will limit what can be recycled to just bottles, jugs and jars.
May. 24, 2018
The farm bill is meant to be a safety net for America’s farmers who grow the food that sustains us. But the most recent version of that bill failed to pass the House of Representatives in Washington last week.
May. 24, 2018
Kenneth Trump heads a company called National School Safety and Security Services. He has over 30 years experience in emergency and school safety planning. His focus: school crimes and violence.
May. 24, 2018
Earlier this week, ICE told a House committee that the Trump administration would be stepping up deportations of families who’d been ordered to leave the country.
May. 24, 2018
The Pulse: Hemp’s looking for a Hail Mary (Jane)
Farmers in America have had a turbulent relationship with hemp. In the 17th century, they were forced to grow hemp for the British textile industry. A few hundred years later, it was outlawed because it too closely resembled its narcotic cousin: marijuana.
May. 24, 2018
The Takeaway: Olympics Heads Grilled by Congress Over Sexual Abuse Scandals
On Wednesday, Susanne Lyons, the acting head of the U.S. Olympic Committee, and representatives from Gymnastics, Swimming, Taekwondo and Volleyball testified before Congress around issues of sexual abuse in the Olympic community.
May. 24, 2018
Arizona is looking to get a head start in hemp farming.
May. 24, 2018
As Memorial Day marks the unofficial start to summer, how will new fire restrictions affect people who plan to visit the state’s parks?
May. 24, 2018
Medical marijuana patients are free to have their drug on college and university campuses without having to fear arrest, and the court found lawmakers improperly adjusted the voter-approved measure legalizing medical marijuana.
May. 24, 2018
Residents of New River, still reeling from a water crisis, try to tackle a potentially illegal subdivision going up in their neighborhood.
May. 24, 2018
Crews have removed over 50 tons of dirt from the site but have been unable to find the missing construction worker, who is presumed dead.
May. 24, 2018
When President Donald Trump called for a military presence at the border last month, state leaders rallied around the plan. National Guard units from across the country were deployed to the Mexican border, an executive mandate adopted by the last three U.S. presidents. This time, the mission's very different.
May. 24, 2018
Rivers and watering holes are drying up, popular mountain recreation spots are closing and water restrictions are in full swing as a persistent drought intensifies its grip on pockets of the American Southwest.
May. 23, 2018
Community college officials say they’re trying to show students how much the district values them.
May. 23, 2018
A new report says there was widespread abuse of immigrant children detained by U.S. Customs and Border Protection during President Barack Obama’s administration. CBP says the accusations are false.
May. 23, 2018
The Tempe City Council has partnered with Arizona State University’s Biodesign Institute to map drug use by studying a kind of citywide stool sample.
May. 23, 2018
An Arizona Supreme Court decision Wednesday overturns a 2012 state law that made possession or use of medical marijuana on university and college campuses a crime.
May. 23, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: Why Effective Negotiation Sometimes Requires Being Rude
Negotiation is a complicated process. In this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about some psychological elements that can make it a little easier.
May. 23, 2018

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